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Dancebeat Academy Terms and Conditions.

 

STUDIO RULES

 

  • No food or drink allowed in the studio (only water bottles).  

  • No chewing gum on the premises  

  • No smoking on the premises  

  • No alcohol to be brought onto the premises

  • No running, ball or sports equipment in the studio

 

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Students must be punctual to class.  

  • Regular attendance is expected for students to keep up with the syllabus.

  • Personal equipment to be kept in a tidy manner.  

  • Remove personal belongings at the end of each lesson.

  • Lost property will be kept in the office and will be given to charity if not claimed by the end of the term.  

  • No touching sound equipment or mirrors at any time.

  • Students must be respectful of class before and after theirs, and should arrive in and leave in a quiet manner. Once your class if finished you must leave the studio.

 

PARENTS/GUARDIANS  

 

  • Children are to be collected after class.

  • Visiting children are not to be left unsupervised.

  • Be mindful of children when entering or exiting the premises  

  • Check facebook, parent portal and emails regularly for updates and information. Notices are also placed on the concrete block wall inside the small studio.  

  • Parents are allowed to observe lesson without causing disruption.

  • Please keep mobiles on silent while observing classes. Should you need to take a call while observing a lesson, please leave the studio to do so.

 

CREWS

 

  • Crews and troupes are by audition or invite only.  

  • Crews and troupes may be required for extra weekend or holiday rehearsals.

  • All crew members must adhere to the individual crew contracts.

  • There are no refunds / credits on missed crew trainings.

  • There are no refunds / credits on cancelled crew trainings. Where studio and choreographer availability allow, these lessons will be made up within the term.


ENROLMENTS

 

  • All classes have a minimum and maximum number of students. If the minimum number is not reached, Dancebeat Academy reserves the right to remove this class from the timetable at anytime. Where the maximum number of students is reached a waiting list will begin for new enrolments. No fee is charged for being on the waiting list.

  • Your place in your enrolled class is not confirmed until term fees have been paid.

  • Enrolments must be made each term using the parent portal.


FEES

 

  • Prompt payment $5.00 off total invoice.

  • Family discount $15.00 of a total invoice.

  • Early Bird rate - an early bird rate is applied to classes that are paid at the time of enrolment or by the end of the first week of term. 

  • Full term rate will apply from the second week of term.

  • No refunds will be given for missed classes

  • There will be no refund if a student withdraws from a class after the second week of term. Refunds incur a $50 administration fee.

  • Where term fees remain unpaid after the second week of term, normal debt collection procedures will take place and all expenses for this will be met by the customer.

  • Changing classes throughout the term will not incur any additional fees unless there is a discrepancy in the term fees.

  • Automatic payment option is available with prior approval.

  • Enrolments may not be processed if term fees remain overdue from a previous term or year.

  • Private lessons are to be paid directly to the instructor. Payment must be made at the beginning of the private lesson.

 

EXAM POLICY

 

  • Dancebeat Academy currently offers the NZAMD syllabus in Jazz, Ballet and Tap.

  • No student is guaranteed a place in the NZAMD exams. Nominations for NZAMD exams will be at the discretion of the teacher and will be based on:

      • The student is fully committed in their exam preparation
        • Class attendance minimum requirements have been met

        • Stretch - Conditioning and / or Technique class have also been attended.

        • The students recollection and knowledge of the exercises is noticeable and of a satisfactory standard.

        • Dancebeat studio exams may be recommended as an NZAMD exam trial to showcase the above.

 

  • Dancebeat Academy Studio and Performance exams are offered and encouraged for all Hip Hop and Contemporary students, as well as those in Ballet, Jazz and Tap who are not age eligible for syllabus exams.

  • Late exam fees do incur a penalty fee.

  • No refunds will be for missed exams.


UNIFORM POLICY

 

  • Uniform is compulsory for all classes and must be worn by the third class students attend.

  • Continually attending class not in uniform could jeopardise your place in class

  • Correct uniform is to be worn for each genre. E.g jazz leotard is not appropriate attire for a Hip Hop class.

 

Ballet Uniform:

Mini Ballet - Grade 1 Ballet

Girls - Dancebeat Academy Leotard with Black or Red ballet wrap skirt. (exam uniform)

Boys - Dancebeat Academy White T shirt with black leggings (exam uniform)

Ballet shoes or barefeet?

 

Grade 2 - Grade 6 Ballet

Girls - Dancebeat Academy Leotard with Nude Ballet tights (exam uniform)

Boys - Dancebeat Academy White T shirt with black leggings (exam uniform)

Ballet Shoes

 

Senior Open Ballet

Dancebeat Academy Leotard with Nude tights (exam uniform)

Dancebeat Academy apparel with black leggings

Dancebeat Academy Crew or general apparel with ¾ black leggings

Ballet shoes

 

Jazz Uniform:

Mini Jazz - Elementary Jazz

Girls - Dancebeat Academy Leotard with black ¾ leggings (exam uniform)

Boys - Dancebeat Academy T shirt with black ¾ leggings (exam uniform)

Dancebeat Academy Crew or general apparel with ¾ black leggings

Jazz shoes

 

Senior Open Jazz

Dancebeat Academy T Shirt with ¾ black leggings (exam uniform)

Dancebeat Academy Crew or general apparel with ¾ black leggings

 

Contemporary Uniform:

Junior - Senior

Dancebeat Academy T shirt with ¾ black leggings (exam uniform)

Dancebeat Academy Crew or general apparel with ¾ black leggings


Tap:

Mini - Level 8

Dancebeat Academy T Shirt with ¾ black leggings (exam uniform)

Dancebeat Academy Crew or general apparel with ¾ black leggings

Tap Shoes

 

Hip Hop

Mini - Senior Open

Dancebeat Academy T shirt with comfortable black pants (exam uniform)

Dancebeat Academy Crew or general apparel with black pants

Street shoes (sneakers)


 

SHOWCASE POLICY

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  • Taking part in the end of year show is not compulsory although is highly recommended as it is the highlight of the year.

  • A show costume fee will be included in your term 4 fees.

  • This fee is incurred per dance that the student participates in but is capped at a certain level. This fee is a contribution towards sewing, purchasing, laundering, storage and handling of costumes.

  • A show fee will be included in your term 4 fees.

  • Attendance at show rehearsals is compulsory.

  • Attendance to both showcases is compulsory


VIDEOS/IMAGES

 

  • Dancebeat Academy employs a professional photographer/videographer to take photos/videos throughout the year. Photos/videos throughout the year may be added to the Dancebeat Facebook or Instagram page, please make the office aware if you or your child wishes to not be in photos/videos. Some of these photos/videos will be offered to you for purchase.

 

By enrolling with Dancebeat Academy the following is agreed to:

 

Prolific Productions (Dancebeat Academy) takes no responsibility for injuries occured while at the studio or while attending dance class or trainings.

 

By enrolling with Dancebeat Academy I accept the above terms and conditions.